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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Williamstown.

This page contains six sections:

Around Williamstown ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Milwaukee. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the southeast of Williamstown. Milwaukee has a population of 595,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Madison. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the southwest of Williamstown and has a population of 255,000 people.

For comparison, Williamstown has a population of 750 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Williamstown and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Brookfield   [Map]   38,045   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Fond du Lac   [Map]   42,809   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Greenfield   [Map]   36,827   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Menomonee Falls   [Map]   37,443   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Mequon   [Map]   24,159   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Muskego   [Map]   24,996   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Neenah   [Map]   25,951   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
New Berlin   [Map]   39,740   SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Oshkosh   [Map]   66,665   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Sheboygan   [Map]   48,329   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Sun Prairie   [Map]   32,894   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Waukesha   [Map]   72,489   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Wauwatosa   [Map]   48,277   SE   41 miles [66 km]
West Allis   [Map]   59,934   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
West Bend   [Map]   31,596   E   20 miles [32.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Brownsville   [Map]   574   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Burnett   [Map]   868   W   5 miles [8 km]
Chester   [Map]   673   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Herman   [Map]   1,120   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Horicon   [Map]   3,611   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hubbard   [Map]   1,747   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Iron Ridge   [Map]   899   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Juneau   [Map]   2,680   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kekoskee   [Map]   156   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
LeRoy   [Map]   996   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lomira   [Map]   1,129   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mayville   [Map]   4,897   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   1,075   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Theresa   [Map]   1,052   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Theresa   [Map]   1,213   E   6 miles [9.7 km]

For more communities neighboring Williamstown, please visit our County-by-County Page for Williamstown.

Dodge County ...

Williamstown is located in Dodge County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Dodge County: Columbia, Dane, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Jefferson, Washington & Waukesha.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Williamstown ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Williamstown.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Williamstown.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Williamstown. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Williamstown. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Wisconsin

    Wisconsin Tourism
    Parks for Wisconsin

    Fishing in Wisconsin
    Hunting in Wisconsin


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Wisconsin

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Wisconsin

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Wisconsin

Airports Near Williamstown ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Williamstown.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dodge Co. Airport (ICAO: KUNU)   [Map]   UNU   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hartford Muni.   [Map]   HXF   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fond du Lac Co. Airport(ICAO: KFLD)   [Map]   FLD   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Watertown Muni.(ICAO: KRYV)   [Map]   RYV   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
West Bend Muni.(ICAO: KETB)   [Map]   ETB   ESE   23 miles [37 km]
Wittman Rgnl. (OSH/KOSH)   [Map]   OSH   N   33 miles [53.1 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Williamstown.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Williamstown. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dane County Rgnl. (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]   MSN   WSW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Gen. Mitchell Intl. (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]   MKE   SE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Rockford Intl. (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]   RFD   SSW   93 miles [149.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Outagamie County Rgnl. (ATW/KATW)   [Map]   ATW   N   52 miles [83.7 km]
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.(ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]   JVL   SSW   65 miles [104.6 km]
Austin Straubel Intl.(GRB/KGRB)   [Map]   GRB   NNE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Chicago Exec. (PWK/KPWK)   [Map]   PWK   SSE   101 miles [162.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dodge Co. Airport (ICAO: KUNU)   [Map]   UNU   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hartford Muni.   [Map]   HXF   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fond du Lac Co. Airport(ICAO: KFLD)   [Map]   FLD   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Watertown Muni.(ICAO: KRYV)   [Map]   RYV   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
West Bend Muni.(ICAO: KETB)   [Map]   ETB   ESE   23 miles [37 km]
Wittman Rgnl. (OSH/KOSH)   [Map]   OSH   N   33 miles [53.1 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Dane County Rgnl.   (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
        Website for Dane County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gen. Mitchell Intl.   (MKE/KMKE)   [Map]
        Website for General Mitchell International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dodge Co. Airport   (ICAO: KUNU)   [Map]
        Website for Dodge County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fond du Lac Co. Airport   (ICAO: KFLD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Watertown Muni.   (ICAO: KRYV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
West Bend Muni.   (ICAO: KETB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wittman Rgnl.   (OSH/KOSH)   [Map]
        Website for Wittman Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Capitol Airport   (ICAO: K02C)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Waukesha Co. Airport   (ICAO: KUES)   [Map]
        Website for Waukesha County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport   (MWC/KMWC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rockford Intl.   (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]
        Website for Rockford International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sheboygan County Meml.   (SBM/KSBM)   [Map]
        Website for Sheboygan County Memorial Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Central Wisconsin Airport   (CWA/KCWA)   [Map]
        Website for Central Wisconsin Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
O'Hare Intl.   (ORD/KORD)   [Map]
        Website for O'Hare International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Midway Intl.   (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]
        Website for Midway International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Outagamie County Rgnl.   (ATW/KATW)   [Map]
        Website for Outagamie County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southern Wisconsin Rgnl.   (ICAO: KJVL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Austin Straubel Intl.   (GRB/KGRB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chicago Exec.   (PWK/KPWK)   [Map]
        Website for Chicago Executive Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Find a Community in Wisconsin

About Dodge County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Williamstown. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Dodge County: www.co.dodge.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Williamstown.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Williamstown. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Williamstown) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Williamstown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Williamstown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Williamstown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5019, Longitude: -88.5859     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Williamstown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Williamstown), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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